28 Nov 2013
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.281 of 28 November 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with ASC to update and modernise the ISCMMS on the Royal Australian Navy's Collins Class Submarines.
A $46 million contract has been signed with Thales Australia for in-service support on four Royal Australian Navy ships.
The DMO has announced the successful delivery and commissioning of a Cargo Compartment Trainer for the RAAF C-17A Globemaster transport aircraft.
Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Australia says more than 500 companies attended the supplier days it hosted during November, with the aim of encouraging Australian industry to explore opportunities with RMMVA and its key subcontractors relating to Land 121 Phase B.
Australia's first C-27J Spartan tactical transport has cleared the final assembly stage at Alenia Aermacchi's Caselle site in Turin, Italy, the manufacturer announced.
In an article in the Australian Army Journal, Captain Dean Clark sees the planned ADAS as suffering a loss in capability with the decommissioning of the ADF's LARC V amphibious vehicle without an identified replacement.
The team of SAIC, ST Kinetics and Armatec Survivability recently demonstrated wheeled amphibious modifications to the wheeled Terrex 8x8 APC.
A stealth technology expert, responsible for significantly enhancing the survivability of military vehicles and vessels, has won the 2013 Minister's Award for Achievement in Defence Science.
Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert joined Acting Chief of the Defence Force, Air Marshal Mark Binskin in Canberra to launch a major ADF workforce reform - Project Suakin.
The Navy's Amphibious Heavy Lift ship HMAS Choules has been despatched to Queensland from Sydney yesterday as Tropical Cyclone Debbie bears down on Queensland while reports emerge of problems with the LHD azipod propulsion systems.
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